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TIMES RACONTEUR: The Curitiba transport system

Curitiba is a prime example of how a city can address the challenges of suddenly increasing burdens on its urban systems. A wave of internal migration from the poor, rural northeast in the 1950s and 60s caught authorities unawares. The … Continue reading

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THE TIMES/RACONTEUR: Brazil: Greek sports and Greek gifts.

When “King” Pelé turned 70 on October 21, his old team Santos decided to stage a valedictory match for its prodigal son. All was going swimmingly at the break with the home team enjoying a two-nil lead. But then the … Continue reading

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